Now out is the Reconcile EP, a release that builds breakbeat, IDM, drum & bass and experimental production into a solid structured piece of art. The songs are dark under the influence of j.RicK, yet because of S.E.T.H. the tracks rail along with a sense of light-heartedness with catchy synth melodies and clever talking samples. This is an exciting follow up to their first, self-released and self-titled EP in 2004. Mixdowns by Dave Golitko on "Pull Wires", "Metropolis",... Topics: breakbeat, experimental, electronic, techno, chicago
1/4 Scale Model of the Liar's Psyche combines electronic sequencing with live drum performance and other recorded sound, blurring the line between the electronic and the organic. There is a focus is on melodic hooks and near pop-like song structures, while retaining the elements of repetition and textural shifts that are native to electronic music. The predominately dark moods are offset delicately with head-nodding rhythms. Corey McCafferty resides in Chicago. In addition to his solo output,... Topic: electronic, acoustic, live, experimental, hiphop
Originally written in 2003, the first two tracks are dan lo.fi's first foray into the world of vocal house. Inspired by the live feel of an old disco 12" found in a junk shop, the sound is a disco-techno combination. Both of the vocal tracks have been remastered and reworked for this release. Third track 'Mashup' is brand new - it filters and layers some of the 'in-between' vocal samples in to a heavy techno bass workout.
Dark techno moods, breakbeat rhythms, and lush ambiances gives a psychedelic feeling to Desert Movement. This EP is a musician's reflection on the world as the war in the Middle East worsens. The song titles derive from The Atlantic Monthly's Foreign Affairs article entitled "Declare War," by Leslie H Gelb and Anne-Marie Slaughter. "Most wars are... determined by an unstable alchemy of known knowns, known unknowns, and unknown unknowns" (p. 54). Desert Movement EP is the... Topics: electro, breakbeat, techno, experimental